News Release

SIU Investigating Collision Involving Peel Police Cruiser in Brampton

Case Number: 23-OVI-352   

Mississauga, ON (29 August, 2023) ---
The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating after a 23-year-old woman was seriously injured in a collision involving a Peel Regional Police cruiser in Brampton last night. Peel Regional Police reported the incident to the SIU this morning.

Preliminary information suggests the following:
  • At about 9:30 p.m. on August 28, 2023, an officer was driving a marked SUV en route to a medical-related call for service when he was involved in a collision with a woman in a civilian vehicle at the intersection of Bovaird Drive East and Dixie Road. 
  • Both the officer and woman were taken to a Toronto hospital.
  • The woman has been diagnosed with serious injuries. 
  • The officer was not seriously injured.
Three investigators and three forensic investigators have been assigned to the case. 

The SIU is urging anyone who may have information about this investigation, including video or photos, to contact the lead investigator at 1-800-787-8529 or online at:

If you or someone you know is an affected person in need of support, please call the Affected Persons Program General Referral Line at 1-877-641-1897 or click here for more information:

The SIU is an independent government agency that investigates the conduct of officials (police officers as well as special constables with the Niagara Parks Commission and peace officers with the Legislative Protective Service) that may have resulted in death, serious injury, sexual assault and/or the discharge of a firearm at a person. All investigations are conducted by SIU investigators who are civilians. Under the Special Investigations Unit Act, the Director of the SIU must

  • consider whether the official has committed a criminal offence in connection with the incident under investigation
  • depending on the evidence, cause a criminal charge to be laid against the official where grounds exist for doing so, or close the file without any charges being laid
  • publicly report the results of its investigations

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Kristy Denette,
SIU Communications/Service des communications, UES